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No Caption Spring Forward and Test Your Smoke Alarms for Daylight Saving Time

FEMA, March 10

Set your clock ahead one hour on Sunday, March 11. Use this as a reminder to push the test button on your alarm. If your alarm does not sound, you should replace the battery.

A smoke alarm with a dead or missing battery is the same as having no smoke alarm at all. Take care of the alarm according to its instructions. Follow these tips from the U.S. Fire Administration:
• Smoke alarm powered by ... (Full Story & Photos)

Burke Scholarship Application Period Open Through March 8th

February 01

The Manhattan Firefighters Association is proud to announce the application period for the Todd Burke Memorial Scholarship is now open. Todd Burke exemplified the qualities and commitment necessary to impact the future of emergency care. This scholarship is presented each year to help other promising young adults gain an education and impact the future as Todd did. One $500 scholarship will be awarded ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Three Actions to Fight Flu this Flu Season

January 11

Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. You have the power to protect yourself and your family this season with these three actions to fight flu.

1. Get a flu vaccine. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine by the end of October, if possible. A yearly flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against the flu.
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Preparation is Key: ‘Winter Weather – Get it Together’

Illinois Department of Transportation, November 28

As bitter cold creeps into Illinois, the state’s frontline weather responders remind motorists that preparation can help take the bite out of winter this season. The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police and the Illinois Tollway encourage motorists to prepare for wintry driving conditions and remember: “Winter Weather – Get it Together.”

“Winter weather can be unpredictable ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption This Thanksgiving, and Every Day: Buckle Up–Every Trip. Every Time. You’ll Be Grateful You Did

November 20

Thanksgiving marks a happy time in America, when friends and families gather together to celebrate one of the oldest traditions of breaking bread together. The season of thankfulness marks the beginning of the holiday season, as well as the year’s busiest travel weekend. Whether you’re driving across the street or across the country to reach your Thanksgiving feast, it’s imperative to wear your seat ... (Full Story & Photos)


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